Kelsey Walsh, Dandelion’s Performance Company Director and Head of Youth Programs, had the idea to build on the dance company’s strong focus on community outreach by applying to be part of Neighbourhood Arts 150.
In her role as Performance Company Director, Walsh works with girls from very diverse backgrounds, supporting them to use their unique experiences to create collective dance works. She wanted to use dance to bring the voices of young girls represented to the sesquicentennial conversation about what it means to be Canadian.”
Excerpt from article in Apt613, a platform for participation and community building.
Here is a video summarizing the program: